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HxGN LIVE 2014 – shaping change with the latest trends in geospatial technology

15 January 2014

(Heerbrugg/Switzerland, 15 January 2014) - Hexagon’s annual international conference, HxGN LIVE will once again take place in Las Vegas from 2 to 5 June. Customers, partners and the global brand network of Hexagon will all come together to help shape the way we work and live. User presentations, training sessions, product updates and networking events provide the impetus for this three day, thought-provoking and thoroughly engaging conference.  The Geosystems track will cover a wide range of geospatial technologies, applications and solutions from Leica Geosystems, its sister brands and solution partners that shape change globally. Our special Early Bird registration rate is available until January 31, 2014.

HxGN LIVE highlights the latest trends in design, measurement and visualisation technologies, and fosters discussions, ideas and solutions for creating a better, smarter world. HxGN LIVE is the perfect time and place for getting an up-close look at an expansive portfolio of products and solutions and to receive hands-on instruction from the experts.

Leica Geosystems and its sister brands are the focus of the Geosystems track, which will feature more than 100 presentations incorporating compelling user testimonials, reports on industry trends, new technology previews, interactive technical demonstrations, workout sessions, training classes and special networking opportunities. The Geosystems track is conveniently organised into four sub-tracks:

  • Surveying, Infrastructure and Construction
    From completely integrated to totally modular solutions, Leica Geosystems provides an extensive portfolio for surveying, infrastructure and construction. Gain insight into the latest developments in our technology, such as the Nova MS50 MultiStation and the variety of applications it can be used for. Discover through hands-on training with total stations, GNSS or GIS how to work more efficiently in surveying, constructing and monitoring infrastructure using intuitive workflows.

     
  • HDS/3D Laser Scanning
    Leica Geosystems’ 3D laser scanning provides optimal workflows for converting point clouds of reality into final client deliverables. It not only offers many benefits to the measurement professional but also to the recipients and users of accurate spatial information. Civil engineers, plant designers, CAD professionals, architects, contractors, forensic investigators, archaeologists, and owner/operators can all profit from cost savings and added-value.

  • Geospatial Solutions
    Important topics of the Geospatial Solutions sub-track will be:
    - Creating Smart Cities: with highly precise 3D data generated from our airborne and terrestrial mobile systems,
    - Environmental change and disaster management: The next generations of airborne sensors detect and assist and
    - UAV’s for commercial and industrial use: from Amazon to Fukushima.
  • NEW: Machine Control and Mining
    Leica Geosystems’ Machine Control systems offer valuable material cost savings, on-site safety and high accuracy resulting in increased efficiency, higher productivity and lower fuel consumption.  For mining customers, Leica Geosystems provides state-of-the-art, seamlessly integrated fleet management, production optimisation, GPS guidance and autonomous control solutions.

 

Call for Speakers
Professionals with knowledge of the above sub-tracks who would like to share their projects and experience at HxGN LIVE 2014 should send us their abstracts by April 4, 2014. Read more on the submittal guidelines at: http://www.leica-geosystems.com/hxgn2014_speakers

To register and find out more about HxGN LIVE 2014 please visit:
http://hxgnlive.com/geosystems.htm


Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems is the industry leader in measurement and information technologies. We create complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for innovative product and solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as surveying and engineering, building and heavy construction, safety and security, and power and plant trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

Leica Geosystems is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.



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Communications Team
Leica Geosystems AG
CH-9435 Heerbrugg
Switzerland


Tel: +41 71 727 3534
E-Mail: media@leica-geosystems.com




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